a dead whale or a stove boat! or, um, neither.

September 25, 2006
Ksenia's friend Alla is in town, and we decided to go on a Whale Watch cruise and hit the aquarium...

Link of the Moment
Via Bill the Splut, it's Bad Congressional Hair.

Quote of the Moment
The Bay Area is the cradle of the computer and software industry, which continues to create jobs for our children. The iPod was not developed by Baptists in Waco. There may be a reason for this. Creative people thrive in a climate of openness and tolerance, since some great ideas start out sounding ridiculous.
Garrison Keillor
He's discussing the Republicans rush fearmongering about Nancy Pelosi "a woman from SAN FRANCISCO" as Speaker of the House, which he feels is an irritating viewpoint, especially from a party that seems to have lost its ideas of fiscal responsibility and general simple conservatism.

The idea of the association between high intellectual and economic activity in a region and a thriving gay population harkens back to that one study I kisrael'd a while back.